Current Job Vacancies


Building Assembler and Production staff

Our Garden Studios and Summerhouses are designed and built by hand at our production site in Narborough. We are looking for confident and hardworking staff to join our manufacturing team.


As an ideal candidate you be able to show the following:


  • Openness to develop & learn new skills within a manufacturing and factory environment
  • Ability to follow operating procedures to ensure high standards are delivered
  • A keen eye for detail and focused on delivering a quality product
  • Competent working with measurements and dimensions
  • Ability to use power tools
  • Common sense and a practical approach to challenges
  • Good communication skills, self-confidence and an ability to work to deadlines
  • Good command of the English language and able to use an iPad and smart devices
  • Flexible to work occasional Saturdays and overtime during peak production times

Working hours are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour week with half an hour lunch break 


Due to social distancing and providing a safe working environment we are operating a staggered shift pattern - 


6am - 2:30pm / 7am - 3:30 / 8am - 4.30pm


Benefits include:


  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Onsite parking
  • Regular paid tea breaks
  • Work wear and boots provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday entitlement including Bank Holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities
  • Real opportunities to further progress and develop a career in the business

Salary: £8.82 per hour

Dual Showsite Sales Consultant - Brighton / Sevenoaks

We are recruiting a sales consultant to work from our show site at the Goldcliff Nursery in Ringmer and also provide cover for our newest site at the Coolings Garden Centre near Sevenoaks in Kent.


Reporting directly to National Sales Manager you will ensure that the Crane Garden Buildings ethos for quality and service is presented to our customers. Working as part of the sales team you will strive to achieve / exceed targets set by the business and ensure that the highest standards of presentation are delivered at all times.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Act as the main point of contact between the company and customer promoting our products and advising in the selection of the best garden building for their needs
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • Promote the business ensuring all sales opportunities are followed up
  • Conduct visits at the customers property to measure and qualify the suitability of products
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries from new and existing customers
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and shows
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discuss special promotions where appropriate
  • Review your own sales performance, aiming to exceed targets

Required Skills:


  • Experience of delivering a face to face consultative sales approach
  • Excellent customer service
  • Focused on maintaining a strong sales pipeline
  • Able to discover and overcome objections and close sales
  • Experience using a CRM system would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given

Benefits include:


  • Basic salary £25,000 
  • Quarterly bonuses of £2,500 for achieving target
  • Opportunity to earn commission for exceeding targets
  • Clothing allowance
  • Free parking
  • Contributory Pension scheme

Usual working pattern is 40hrs a week on a 3 week rota including 2 weekends on / 1 off


Being fully mobile and having your own vehicle is essential for this role as you will be required to conduct site visits.


As this role involves working with the public a DBS check will be carried out prior to appointment.

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 OTE plus commission

Dual Site Sales Consultant - St. Albans / Sunningdale

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Sales Consultant to work at our St.Albans and Sunningdale showsites.


Reporting directly to the National Sales Manager you will ensure that the company ethos for quality and service is presented to all our customers. Working as part of the sales team you will be based in St. Albans but also provide cover at our Sunningdale showsite. Working across both sites, you will develop and maintain good working relations with the garden centre team and ensure high standards of presentation are delivered at all times. As the show site is located and operates remotely from head office it is essential that key relationships are developed across the business to ensure a professional service is delivered to the customer.


Key Requirements for the role:


  • Demonstrate skilled maintenance of a sales pipeline
  • Experience of face to face sales
  • Confident to over come objections and close
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system
  • Review own performance, aiming to exceed targets
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • Conduct occasional visits to customers property to advise and take measurements
  • Ensure all incoming email and phone enquiries are dealt with both from customers and Head Office
  • Flexible to travel between sites on an agreed rota

Usual working pattern is a three week rota inline with Centre trading hours - two weekends on / one off


Driving licence and car are essential


Package:


  • Competitive basic salary
  • Quarterly bonuses for achieving target(up to £10,000 per yr) 
  • Opportunity to earn uncapped commission for exceeding targets
  • Company pension scheme
  • Clothing allowance
  • Travel expenses and onsite parking 

As this role involves working directly with the public an enhanced DBS check will be required prior to appointment.

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000

Showsite Sales Consultant - Trentham

We are looking to recruit an experienced sales professional for our show site based at the Trentham Garden Estate.


Reporting into the Show Site Manager you will ensure that the company ethos for quality and service is presented to our customers. Working as part of the sales team you will strive to achieve / exceed targets set by the business and ensure the profitability and success of the site. You will ensure high standards of presentation are delivered at all times.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Act as the main point of contact between the company and customer promoting our products and advising in the selection of the best garden building for their needs
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • Review your own sales performance, aiming to exceed targets through the maintenance of a sales pipeline
  • Able to discover and overcome objections and close sales
  • To promote the business ensuring all sales opportunities are followed up
  • To conduct site visits to measure and qualify the suitability of products
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries both from customers and Head Office
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and shows

This role offers:


  • Competitive basic salary
  • Quarterly Bonuses for achieving target up to £10k per year
  • The opportunity to earn uncapped commission for exceeding targets
  • Company pension scheme
  • Clothing allowance
  • Free parking

Usual working pattern is 40hrs a week working alternate weekends 1 on /1 off rota inline with centre trading hours


As this role involves working directly with the general public an enhanced DBS check will be conducted prior to appointment

Salary: £23,375 - £33,375 OTE plus commission